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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Master P and Lil’ Romeo offer Duke’s Zion Williamson $20M shoe...

Duke superstar Zion Williamson is set to be the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft in June, and he will most likely play for the New Orleans Pelicans this fall. Sports fans know that part of his professional career wil...

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Meek Mill slams ‘racist as hell’ Las Vegas Hotel for barring...

A popular Las Vegas hotel has come under fire for barring rapper Meek Mill from the property and threatening to have him arrested for trespassing. Video of the hip-hop star confronting staffers at the Cosmopolitan of La...

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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.
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WATCH: Ryan Coogler, John David Washington, Tichina Arnold and more at the AAFCA Awards

The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down Wednesday night in Los Angeles and TheGrio was on deck for the star-studded affair that featured appearances...
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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.

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Wendy Williams is a woman who’s got a story to tell and an ax to grind. Williams is reportedly looking to get her own scoop out to the masses and is shopping a deal for a tell-all, hour-long TV spot, The Daily Mail repo...
Another clip of Kanye West’s sit down with David Letterman for the Netflix talk show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction lends more insight into how oblivious he actually is about politics. —WATCH: Netflix drops traile...

Living

‘Being Mary Jane’ star Raven Goodwin gets engaged

Actress Raven Goodwin hit up social media over the weekend to announce that she is officially off the market. The Being Mary Jane star shared with fans on Instagram Saturday that her longtime boyfriend, actor Micah Will...
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Sasha Obama stuns in photos with her prom date

Former first daughter Sasha Obama damn near broke the internet over the weekend when photos of her and her handsome prom date surfaced online. The youngest child of former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle ...

Aldi’s flour recalled in 11 states for E.coli infections

Seventeen people in eight states have become ill due to an E.coli outbreak from Aldi's flour.
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‘Blessed’ Walmart worker who walked six miles to gets special gift

A Louisiana woman and Walmart employee who walked six miles to her job every week was recently gifted a brand new Chevy. According to WWL, Anita's Singleton, 52, has been an employee of the mega market for three years ...
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Making history: Rihanna launches brand Fenty in Paris store

Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer's ...

Sports

Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Master P and Lil’ Romeo offer Duke’s Zion Williamson $20M shoe contract and movie role

Duke superstar Zion Williamson is set to be the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft in June, and he will most likely play for the New Orleans Pelicans this fall. Sports fans know that part of his professional career wil...
Ayesha Curry is interviewed as CVS Pharmacy unveils new beauty aisles featuring Unaltered brand partner 2019 beauty campaigns on January 24, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for CVS Pharmacy)video

Ayesha Curry shuts down online troll who tried to fat shame her baby boy

Ayesha Curry had to go from zero to 100, first celebrating husband Stephen Curry’s NBA Western Conference win to shutting down a troll who tried to fat-shame her plump baby boy. --Ayesha Curry blames postpartum depressi...
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Jay-Z and RocNation sued by boxer alleging they’re to blame for brain injury

An LA-based boxer is suing Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports after suffering a traumatic brain injury in the ring. According to reports, Daniel Franco signed a four-year contract with Roc Nation Sports in 2015 with seven knoc...

Former NFL player faces rape charges of two women

A former NFL player who claimed he was house hunting last year, instead appeared in court to face charges of raping two women on Monday, according to prosecutors. --‘Three strikes’ sentencing reform leaves out Black inm...

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Roxane Gay and Medium launch ‘Gay Magazine’

Author and social activist Roxane Gay has collaborated with the online publishing platform Medium to officially launch Gay Magazine.
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Byron Allen reveals why his award from LA Urban League is especially personal during inspiring acceptance speech

Byron Allen, founder/chairman/CEO of Entertainment Studios, was honored with the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr.,...
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For your listening pleasure: 15 podcasts produced for and by young, bold, and multitalented Black women

For your listening pleasure, here are 15 of theGrio’s top binge-worthy podcasts run by and created with Black women in mind.

LL Cool J wins “Rock the Bells” lawsuit

Rapper, actor and TV host LL Cool J is celebrating a major victory, after winning his Rock the Bells lawsuit against Guerilla Union, Inc.